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KEY FACTS

Official name
North Melbourne Football Club

Known as
North Melbourne

Nickname
Kangaroos

Former name
Hotham

Former name date
1888-01-01

Formed
1869 (disbanded 1907; reformed 1908; disbanded 1921; reformed 1922)

Colours
Royal blue and white

Associated clubs
Werribee; North Melbourne Reserves; North Melbourne WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
1996, 1999 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1975, 1977 (2 total)

VFA Premierships
1903-4, 1910, 1914-15, 1918 (6 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1975 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series - 1965-6, 1980, 1995, 1998 (5 total); McClelland Trophy - 1976, 1978, 1983, 1998 (4 total)

Most Games
432 - Brent Harvey (1996-2016)

Most Goals
671 - Wayne Carey (1989-2001)

League Top Goalkickers
D.Wade (103) 1974; M.Blight (103) 1982; J.Longmire (98) 1990 (3 total)

Brownlow Medalists
Noel Teasdale 1965; Keith Greig 1973 & 1974; Malcolm Blight 1978; Ross Glendinning 1983 (4 medallists/5 medals)

Headquarters
204-206 Arden St, North Melbourne, VIC 3051

Phone: (03) 9320 2400 

Email
info@nmfc.com.au

Website
nmfc.com.au

North Melbourne



"With former playing hero Allen Aylett now spearheading the club's administration as a radical and forward thinking president, in 1971 North Melbourne audaciously announced a 'Five Year Plan' to secure a VFL premiership ... Every aspect of the club's operation came under intense analysis with a view to trimming the fat and maximising efficiency. Nevertheless, it is doubtful if such measures alone would have been sufficient to propel the team which won just one game in 1972 (earning an inevitable wooden spoon) to a remarkable four consecutive grand finals for two flags between 1974 and 1977..."

John Devaney explains how a rule change helped the Kangaroos break through to win their first flag

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2002 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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North Melbourne's 2002 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A North Melbourne 3.46.610.1012.11 83 WON Port Adelaide 1.14.36.611.7 73 10 FBP Mar 30 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
2 H North Melbourne 2.46.610.716.14 110 WON Western Bulldogs 6.410.813.914.13 97 13 DOC Apr 6 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
3 H North Melbourne 2.25.37.310.7 67 LOST Geelong 2.16.410.611.9 75 -8 DOC Apr 13 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A North Melbourne 3.48.713.1214.16 100 LOST Sydney 4.58.711.1015.13 103 -3 SCG Apr 20 (Sat, 6:30) Scores
5 A North Melbourne 4.59.1113.1319.17 131 WON Carlton 5.47.813.917.10 112 19 DOC Apr 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H North Melbourne 4.15.211.413.9 87 LOST Hawthorn 8.414.821.924.11 155 -68 MCG May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 A North Melbourne 3.25.69.913.12 90 LOST West Coast 5.311.816.1121.13 139 -49 SUB May 11 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
8 H North Melbourne 4.410.712.1116.14 110 WON Adelaide 3.17.410.914.9 93 17 MAN May 19 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
9 A North Melbourne 4.611.912.1015.17 107 LOST Melbourne 7.110.415.817.9 111 -4 MCG May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H North Melbourne 4.56.1111.1612.20 92 WON Essendon 4.36.68.1012.12 84 8 MCG May 31 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
11 H North Melbourne 6.310.710.814.11 95 WON Richmond 5.27.610.1211.18 84 11 DOC Jun 7 (Fri, 6:45) Scores
12 A North Melbourne 5.39.515.719.9 123 LOST Brisbane 6.312.917.1220.18 138 -15 GAB Jun 22 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 A North Melbourne 2.25.45.88.12 60 LOST Collingwood 2.34.89.1013.15 93 -33 DOC Jun 29 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
14 A North Melbourne 3.08.115.220.8 128 WON St. Kilda 5.110.211.413.6 84 44 DOC Jul 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H North Melbourne 2.36.510.912.11 83 WON Fremantle 5.310.512.712.10 82 1 MAN Jul 13 (Sat, 1:40) Scores
16 H North Melbourne 4.37.611.914.15 99 WON Port Adelaide 2.44.710.1010.10 70 29 PRI Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A North Melbourne 2.37.611.816.9 105 LOST Western Bulldogs 8.512.716.921.13 139 -34 DOC Jul 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 A North Melbourne 4.58.610.817.13 115 WON Geelong 1.24.44.87.9 51 64 KAR Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H North Melbourne 4.310.314.615.7 97 LOST Sydney 5.46.512.722.12 144 -47 SCG Aug 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 H North Melbourne 2.77.715.1017.12 114 WON Carlton 2.15.29.315.5 95 19 DOC Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 A North Melbourne 4.58.814.1117.17 119 WON Hawthorn 5.29.414.616.8 104 15 MCG Aug 23 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
22 H North Melbourne 5.610.1013.1318.18 126 LOST West Coast 6.39.516.822.11 143 -17 MAN Sep 1 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2EF A North Melbourne 3.45.87.1111.18 84 LOST Melbourne 2.29.511.1018.14 122 -38 MCG Sep 8 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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2002 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Archer, Glenn 22 211 9.6 69 3.1 280 12.7 95 4.3 4 0.2 55 2.5 14 16 8 0.4 7 55
38 Baird, John 14 95 6.8 38 2.7 133 9.5 37 2.6 0 0.0 21 1.5 4 5 4 0.3 5 29
12 Blakey, John 13 62 4.8 62 4.8 124 9.5 35 2.7 0 0.0 14 1.1 2 4 3 0.2 0 18
22 Burton, Matthew 23 108 4.7 104 4.5 212 9.2 61 2.7 491 21.3 17 0.7 13 11 13 0.6 6 84
23 Clayton, Shane 16 153 9.6 58 3.6 211 13.2 65 4.1 0 0.0 16 1.0 9 6 17 1.1 12 114
45 Cochrane, Stuart 17 101 5.9 54 3.2 155 9.1 25 1.5 7 0.4 51 3.0 5 9 5 0.3 0 30
2 Colbert, Leigh 22 134 6.1 98 4.5 232 10.5 69 3.1 0 0.0 37 1.7 19 19 1 0.0 5 11
6 Grant, Shannon 20 227 11.4 127 6.4 354 17.7 76 3.8 0 0.0 34 1.7 15 10 12 0.6 17 89
39 Harding, Leigh 22 131 6.0 46 2.1 177 8.0 49 2.2 1 0.0 24 1.1 8 14 33 1.5 32 230
14 Harris, Daniel 4 23 5.8 10 2.5 33 8.3 2 0.5 0 0.0 8 2.0 1 0 0 0.0 2 2
29 Harvey, Brent 20 293 14.7 132 6.6 425 21.3 65 3.3 0 0.0 45 2.3 16 9 30 1.5 12 192
21 Jones, Corey 7 52 7.4 10 1.4 62 8.9 22 3.1 5 0.7 16 2.3 2 6 5 0.7 8 38
34 King, David 22 309 14.0 86 3.9 395 18.0 71 3.2 0 0.0 34 1.5 17 14 22 1.0 23 155
27 Lange, Adam 1 0 0.0 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
35 Makepeace, Troy 23 244 10.6 101 4.4 345 15.0 81 3.5 0 0.0 38 1.7 17 6 4 0.2 6 30
4 Martyn, Mick 19 111 5.8 42 2.2 153 8.1 36 1.9 7 0.4 14 0.7 6 9 1 0.1 1 7
5 McCartney, Jason 14 82 5.9 27 1.9 109 7.8 38 2.7 5 0.4 9 0.6 5 6 8 0.6 10 58
32 Morrell, Digby 19 105 5.5 64 3.4 169 8.9 65 3.4 11 0.6 34 1.8 10 11 24 1.3 18 162
44 Motlop, Shannon 9 60 6.7 33 3.7 93 10.3 17 1.9 1 0.1 8 0.9 4 1 5 0.6 2 32
19 Motlop, Daniel 5 15 3.0 19 3.8 34 6.8 9 1.8 1 0.2 7 1.4 0 3 2 0.4 3 15
20 Petrie, Drew 10 45 4.5 22 2.2 67 6.7 20 2.0 24 2.4 30 3.0 5 6 10 1.0 7 67
28 Pickett, Byron 22 175 8.0 56 2.5 231 10.5 73 3.3 3 0.1 71 3.2 16 28 40 1.8 20 260
17 Porter, Mark 21 74 3.5 50 2.4 124 5.9 33 1.6 234 11.1 34 1.6 16 6 5 0.2 6 36
3 Rawlings, Brady 11 91 8.3 37 3.4 128 11.6 23 2.1 0 0.0 19 1.7 2 5 3 0.3 6 24
30 Robbins, Ben 23 185 8.0 215 9.3 400 17.4 46 2.0 0 0.0 105 4.6 19 16 3 0.1 0 18
26 Rocca, Sav 21 145 6.9 56 2.7 201 9.6 103 4.9 60 2.9 24 1.1 12 17 50 2.4 31 331
7 Simpson, Adam 23 401 17.4 160 7.0 561 24.4 105 4.6 20 0.9 71 3.1 27 18 7 0.3 10 52
9 Sinclair, Jess 15 173 11.5 80 5.3 253 16.9 69 4.6 0 0.0 40 2.7 9 4 8 0.5 3 51
13 Smith, Dylan 7 23 3.3 21 3.0 44 6.3 3 0.4 0 0.0 24 3.4 3 5 1 0.1 0 6
10 Stevens, Anthony 19 276 14.5 95 5.0 371 19.5 85 4.5 1 0.1 66 3.5 17 23 10 0.5 6 66
40 Teague, David 16 104 6.5 51 3.2 155 9.7 55 3.4 2 0.1 37 2.3 10 9 3 0.2 0 18
36 Watt, Shannon 6 10 1.7 12 2.0 22 3.7 7 1.2 1 0.2 4 0.7 0 2 1 0.2 0 6
Totals 506 4218 8.3 2036 4.0 6254 12.4 1540 3.0 878 1.7 1007 2.0 303 298 338 0.7 258 2286
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.